HAM, WEB, ALO, BUT, VET, MSC, ROS, PET, MAS, BUE, HUL
Alonso has posted the fastest time so far - 1:25.559, two tenths up on Lewis.
Alonso was improving but found some traffic and pitted from P1.
Holly on 5live reports Petrov is having snap oversteer problems in the middle of the corner. Currently back in the pits.
Schumacher jumps to P1 - 1:25.494.
Alguersuari: "Suffering understeer in the mid corner, more front wing."
P1 changes hands again, Webber puts in a 1:25.309.
Ted reporting on 5live that as the pit lane speed limit won't be changing during the race, teams are sending their drivers through to calculate how long a stop during the GP will take.
Barrichello runs a little wide, touches the grass, and heads back to the pits.
McLaren are putting option tyres on the next run. Presumably they will be simulating qualifying.
From BBC live thread: Red Bull boss Christian Horner has been telling me about how Mark Webber is thriving on his home race atmosphere. Despite the hours of extra PR, the Aussie has managed it all very well and is enjoying the build up. Webber's family are also here to support him as he bids to better his best ever position of fourth.
From @MikeGascoyne: Jarno not happy with setup so went back to starting setup from yesterday and looks better on second run
From @InsideFerrari: now everyone will go for the final run soft tyres
Outside of the top ten - Kobayashi has popped up to 11th, with a 1:26.366, Buemi up in 15th, whilst Barrichello and Hulkenberg are just two thousandths apart 16th and 17th.
From @alexjsnell: Wow! FP3 is turning out to be more exciting than the race itself in bahrain! It's battle royale between the top 4 teams!
Button has clear air in front of him, Hamilton only has Button in front of him.
Heikki Kovalainen: http://twitpic.com/1b6adq
Everyone out on track, bar Trulli, Glock, Chandhok, and of course, Senna.
McLaren drivers instructed to press their big blue buttons.
Webber breaks into the 1:24s.
Buemi closes up on a slow moving de la Rosa, they oh so nearly touched.
Chandhok has pulled to a stop at Turn 7, is out of the car.
Lewis Hamilton called his session to an early end with about three minutes to go.
Drivers returning to the pitlane.
Session has ended. Fastest three - Webber, Alonso, Schumacher.
Full results to follow.
Full results now available: https://sidepodcast.com/2010/03/27/australia-2010-free-practice-3-results/
Thanks to everyone for joining us today. We'll be back for qualifying later today.
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